Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court
Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.
The ruling in Syed & Others v. Sindh by the Sindh High Court ordered Pakistan’s Sindh government to increase access to obstetric fistula repair services. The case was conceptualized by the Center’s South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI). Read the fact sheet:
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Reproductive Rights has been on the front lines of ensuring that reproductive health services are prioritized—through advocacy, policy development, and the creation of new programs and research initiatives.
An article in Foreign Policy explores the impact in Pakistan of a Trump-era policy, called the “Global Gag Rule,” that undermined health and rights of women around the world by denying funding for foreign organizations providing abortion information or services. Sara Malkani, a lawyer and advisor for the Center for Reproductive Rights, commented on public […]